Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 395 369 383
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14 +40
Contract jobs citing Java EE 572 587 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 2.04% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 359 448
England median daily rate £480 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £322 £325
90th Percentile £600 £588 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +1.45% -8.00%
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% +1.45% -8.00%

Java EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32,574 28,788 29,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.87% 32.67% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,241 19,953 21,017
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £298
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 371 356
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £15.25 £16.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in England over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the England region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 319 £525 +10.53% 65
South East -62 101 £450 -10.00% 13
Midlands -25 73 £425 +1.19% 16
North of England -43 61 £400 -8.57% 19
East Midlands +3 55 £425 +1.19% 4
North West -14 39 £375 -16.67% 12
Yorkshire -25 18 £575 +43.75% 6
West Midlands -31 18 £400 - 12
East of England -42 13 £575 +53.33% 21
North East -15 4 £375 +15.38% 1
South West -34 3 £525 +25.00% 18
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 545 (95.28%) Java
2 315 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (39.34%) Spring
4 209 (36.54%) Hibernate
5 208 (36.36%) REST
6 182 (31.82%) XML
7 179 (31.29%) Maven
8 178 (31.12%) TDD
9 170 (29.72%) Web Services
10 166 (29.02%) JSON
11 155 (27.10%) JavaScript
12 152 (26.57%) Git (software)
13 147 (25.70%) RESTful
14 146 (25.52%) DevOps
15 141 (24.65%) Relational Database
16 140 (24.48%) JMS
17 138 (24.13%) Java 8
18 136 (23.78%) JUnit
19 130 (22.73%) Oracle
20 126 (22.03%) Scrum
21 124 (21.68%) Tomcat
22 119 (20.80%) OO
22 119 (20.80%) Security Cleared
23 118 (20.63%) SOAP
24 115 (20.10%) Unix
25 113 (19.76%) Microservices
26 112 (19.58%) SQL
26 112 (19.58%) Test Automation
27 111 (19.41%) SC Cleared
27 111 (19.41%) Continuous Integration

Java EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 124 (21.68%) Tomcat
2 71 (12.41%) JBoss
3 58 (10.14%) Confluence
4 54 (9.44%) WildFly
5 49 (8.57%) WebSphere
6 47 (8.22%) WebLogic
7 44 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 32 (5.59%) Apache
9 28 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
11 23 (4.02%) Liferay
12 17 (2.97%) Apache Solr
13 15 (2.62%) Mule
13 15 (2.62%) Oracle Service Bus
14 13 (2.27%) Jetty
15 11 (1.92%) Anypoint
16 10 (1.75%) GlassFish
17 9 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 9 (1.57%) IIS
18 7 (1.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.22%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.52%) Maximo
4 2 (0.35%) Actimize
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 106 (18.53%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (9.44%) Amazon S3
3 35 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.97%) PaaS
5 16 (2.80%) IaaS
6 13 (2.27%) npm
7 12 (2.10%) OpenShift
8 11 (1.92%) GitHub
9 10 (1.75%) Boomi
10 9 (1.57%) Sauce Labs
11 7 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.87%) SaaS
14 3 (0.52%) Algolia
14 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.35%) Serverless
16 1 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.62%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.45%) HTTP
2 14 (2.45%) SSL
3 9 (1.57%) Internet
4 6 (1.05%) BIG-IP
4 6 (1.05%) NAS
4 6 (1.05%) SAN
5 5 (0.87%) DNS
5 5 (0.87%) Firewall
5 5 (0.87%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.70%) Intranet
7 2 (0.35%) FTP
7 2 (0.35%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.17%) AMQP
8 1 (0.17%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (24.65%) Relational Database
2 86 (15.03%) RDBMS
3 62 (10.84%) NoSQL
4 57 (9.97%) SQL Server
5 50 (8.74%) MySQL
6 30 (5.24%) MongoDB
7 26 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 19 (3.32%) Neo4j
8 19 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.45%) Big Data
11 11 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.22%) HBase
14 6 (1.05%) DB2
15 5 (0.87%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.87%) Endeca
15 5 (0.87%) SQLite
16 4 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
17 2 (0.35%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 179 (31.29%) Maven
2 152 (26.57%) Git (software)
3 136 (23.78%) JUnit
4 84 (14.69%) Jenkins
5 78 (13.64%) JIRA
6 71 (12.41%) Subversion
7 70 (12.24%) Cucumber
8 66 (11.54%) SonarQube
9 61 (10.66%) Mockito
10 45 (7.87%) Checkstyle
10 45 (7.87%) Liquibase
11 44 (7.69%) Vagrant
12 43 (7.52%) Gradle
13 41 (7.17%) Selenium
14 35 (6.12%) SoapUI
15 34 (5.94%) Eclipse
16 30 (5.24%) Sonatype Nexus
17 26 (4.55%) Bitbucket
18 23 (4.02%) JBehave
18 23 (4.02%) JMeter
General
1 75 (13.11%) Finance
2 68 (11.89%) Banking
3 35 (6.12%) Retail
4 31 (5.42%) Advertising
5 18 (3.15%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.92%) Front Office
7 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.87%) Legal
9 3 (0.52%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Marketing
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Finnish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 434 (75.87%) Developer
2 363 (63.46%) Java Developer
3 66 (11.54%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 57 (9.97%) Architect
5 35 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 33 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 29 (5.07%) Lead Developer
8 27 (4.72%) Lead Java Developer
9 26 (4.55%) Technical Architect
10 25 (4.37%) Integration Developer
11 19 (3.32%) Java Architect
12 16 (2.80%) DevOps Developer
13 15 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (2.62%) UI Developer
14 14 (2.45%) Angular Developer
14 14 (2.45%) Java Technical Architect
14 14 (2.45%) Tester
15 13 (2.27%) Agile Developer
15 13 (2.27%) J2EE Developer
15 13 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (39.34%) Spring
2 209 (36.54%) Hibernate
3 208 (36.36%) REST
4 182 (31.82%) XML
5 170 (29.72%) Web Services
6 166 (29.02%) JSON
7 147 (25.70%) RESTful
8 140 (24.48%) JMS
9 118 (20.63%) SOAP
10 95 (16.61%) HTML
11 82 (14.34%) CSS
12 81 (14.16%) J2EE
13 78 (13.64%) JAX-RS
14 73 (12.76%) jQuery
14 73 (12.76%) RabbitMQ
15 71 (12.41%) JPA
16 68 (11.89%) AngularJS
17 58 (10.14%) JSP
18 54 (9.44%) Spring MVC
19 51 (8.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.04%) Linux Command Line
2 39 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (5.94%) User Experience
4 13 (2.27%) Clustering
5 12 (2.10%) NHS
6 10 (1.75%) Market Risk
7 9 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.57%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.22%) Fintech
10 6 (1.05%) Equities
11 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.87%) Replication
12 4 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.70%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 115 (20.10%) Unix
2 103 (18.01%) Linux
3 44 (7.69%) VMS
4 31 (5.42%) Windows
5 24 (4.20%) Android
6 20 (3.50%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.40%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.22%) Solaris
10 4 (0.70%) AIX
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.35%) HPUX
12 2 (0.35%) SUSE
12 2 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.17%) CentOS
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (31.12%) TDD
3 146 (25.52%) DevOps
4 126 (22.03%) Scrum
5 119 (20.80%) OO
6 113 (19.76%) Microservices
7 112 (19.58%) Test Automation
8 111 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (17.66%) BDD
10 77 (13.46%) SDLC
11 74 (12.94%) MVC
12 73 (12.76%) SOA
13 66 (11.54%) Kanban
14 59 (10.31%) OOA/OOD
15 57 (9.97%) Dependency Injection
16 51 (8.92%) Domain-Driven Design
17 48 (8.39%) API Development
18 47 (8.22%) CQRS
19 46 (8.04%) Web Development
20 44 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 545 (95.28%) Java
2 155 (27.10%) JavaScript
3 138 (24.13%) Java 8
4 112 (19.58%) SQL
5 44 (7.69%) JPQL
6 31 (5.42%) Shell Script
7 19 (3.32%) C#
7 19 (3.32%) PHP
8 18 (3.15%) Python
9 12 (2.10%) Scala
10 11 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.75%) C++
12 8 (1.40%) Perl
13 6 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.05%) XPath
14 5 (0.87%) Groovy
14 5 (0.87%) XAML
15 4 (0.70%) ANSI SQL
15 4 (0.70%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 119 (20.80%) Security Cleared
2 111 (19.41%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.50%) Degree
4 6 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.87%) HND
5 5 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.52%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.52%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.32%) QA
2 10 (1.75%) PMO
3 9 (1.57%) PSD2
4 4 (0.70%) SEPA
5 3 (0.52%) GDPR
6 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.35%) SLA
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (6.47%) Docker
2 6 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.70%) vCloud
4 3 (0.52%) KVM
4 3 (0.52%) LXC
4 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) HDFS
5 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 32 (5.59%) Ansible
2 27 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.97%) Puppet
4 10 (1.75%) Kibana
4 10 (1.75%) logstash
5 8 (1.40%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
6 6 (1.05%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.05%) Mesos
7 5 (0.87%) Terraform
8 3 (0.52%) Control-M
8 3 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.35%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.35%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.17%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 130 (22.73%) Oracle
2 54 (9.44%) IBM
3 22 (3.85%) TIBCO
4 21 (3.67%) MuleSoft
5 15 (2.62%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.45%) CA
6 14 (2.45%) Sybase
7 13 (2.27%) SAP
8 10 (1.75%) Apigee
8 10 (1.75%) Dell
8 10 (1.75%) Informatica
8 10 (1.75%) Software AG
8 10 (1.75%) VMware
9 9 (1.57%) Adobe
9 9 (1.57%) Microsoft
9 9 (1.57%) webMethods
10 7 (1.22%) ION Trading
11 6 (1.05%) FatWire
11 6 (1.05%) Interwoven
11 6 (1.05%) Vignette